VENEZUELA HEADLINES Thurs, March 30-31 2004

31/03/04

AFL-CIO in Venezuela: Deja Vu All Over Again
Infoshop News - USA
By KIM SCIPES. Massive mobilizations, strikes, street conflict, hysterical mass media, social and economic disruption: Chile in 1972-73 Venezuela in 2002-04. ...
http://www.infoshop.org/inews/stories.php?story=04/03/31/4083994

VENEZUELA’S CANTV approves dividend
Forbes - USA
CARACAS, Venezuela, March 31 (Reuters) - Venezuela's top telecommunications firm CANTV (nyse: VNT - news - people) on Wednesday said it approved dividends on ...
http://www.forbes.com/technology/newswire/2004/03/31/rtr1318425.html

WORLD court asked to probe Venezuela’s Chavez
Reuters AlertNet - London,England,UK
Alfredo Romero, a lawyer representing families of 52 victims of political violence in Venezuela, said on Wednesday he had met prosecutors at the world's first ...
http://www.alertnet.org/thenews/newsdesk/L31474835.htm

OPEC set to maintain oil output cut: Venezuela
Channel News Asia - Singapore
VIENNA : OPEC will go ahead with a planned oil output cut of one million barrels per day (bpd) from April 1, Venezuelan Energy Minister Rafael Ramirez said ...
http://www.channelnewsasia.com/stories/afp_world_business/view/77994/1/.html

BRAZIL, Venezuela to supply power
Miami Herald - Miami,FL,USA
... reported. Late Monday, the government announced a food-for-fuel swap
with Venezuela, hoping to avert further possible power cuts. ...
http://www.miami.com/mld/miamiherald/business/international/latin_america/8315089.htm

OPEC set to maintain oil output cut: Venezuela
Servihoo - Mauritius
OPEC will go ahead with a planned oil output cut of one million barrels per day (bpd) from April 1, Venezuelan Energy Minister Rafael Ramirez said after ...
http://servihoo.com/channels/kinews/v3news_details.php?id=37449&CategoryID=47

VENEZUELA’S state-run oil company providing government services
Kansas City Star (subscription) - Kansas City,MO,USA
ANACO, Venezuela - (KRT) - Jose Miguel Martinez has been unemployed for
two years, but he hopes to make a new start as a farmer with training
provided by ...
http://www.kansascity.com/mld/kansascity/news/world/8314426.htm

ENERGY Scarce as Argentina Faces Winter
New York Times - New York,NY,USA
... Bolivia, Venezuela and Brazil, which suffered its own energy shortage
three years ago, are promising to step up shipments of gas or oil to relieve
shortages in ...
http://www.nytimes.com/2004/03/31/business/worldbusiness/31argentina.html

HIGHTOWER: Messing With Venezuela
AlterNet – USA
… For the past couple of years, these messianic global manipulators have
quietly been out to topple Hugo Chavez, the duly elected president of
Venezuela.…
www.alternet.org/story.html?StoryID=18274

30/03/04

PROYECTO Venezuela (PV): regional elections to defend ...
Venezuela Electronic News - Venezuela
Proyecto Venezuela (PV) has coincided with Primero Justicia (PJ), expressing
it has doubts about the regional elections but refusing to consider withdrawing.
...
http://www.vheadline.com/readnews.asp?id=16854

VENEZUELA Workers who backed recall fired
Seattle Post Intelligencer - Seattle,WA,USA
CARACAS, Venezuela -- Computer engineer Ingrid Sanchez, 32, signed a December
petition demanding a recall vote for Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez.
...
http://seattlepi.nwsource.com/national/aplatin_story.asp?category=1102&slug=Venezuela%20Recall%20Firings

IS Venezuela next?
Nevada City Union - Grass Valley/Nevada City,CA,USA
The political opposition in Venezuela, largely composed of minority middle
and elite classes, is aggressively criticizing the government through
privately ...
http://www.theunion.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20040330/NEWS/103300059

SEMANA Santa in Colombia and Venezuela
gosouthamerica.about.com - South America
... In Venezuela, the religious observances appear to be secondary to the
holiday spirit, as people flock to the beaches for fun. See photos. ...
http://gosouthamerica.about.com/library/weekly/aa031001d.htm

DANNY Glover talks on Haiti and Venezuela
Black Information Link - UK
In January Glover was invited to Venezuela as a Board member of TransAfrica
Forum to celebrate Dr Martin Luther King's birthday. ...
http://www.blink.org.uk/pdescription.asp?key=3120&grp=13

VENEZUELA Workers Who Backed Recall Fired
Miami Herald - Miami,FL,USA
CARACAS, Venezuela - Computer engineer Ingrid Sanchez, 32, signed a December
petition demanding a recall vote for Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez.
...
http://www.miami.com/mld/miamiherald/news/world/americas/8308944.htm

VENEZUELA Workers Who Backed Recall Fired
The Ledger - Lakeland,FL,USA
... Two of Venezuela's largest labor groups are preparing formal protests
for the Organization of American States and the Geneva-based International
Labor ...
http://www.theledger.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20040330/API/403300566

COSTA Rica cancels asylum for Venezuela exile
Reuters AlertNet – London,England,UK
… The move came just hours after Venezuela's foreign minister said his
country would lodge complaints with Costa Rica and the the United States,
which has…
www.alertnet.org/thenews/newsdesk/N29477405.htm

VENEZUELA'S Recall Brawl Goes to Top Appeals Body
Reuters – United States
CARACAS, Venezuela (Reuters) – Venezuela's highest appeals court will rule
on a referendum against Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez after Supreme
Court…
www.reuters.com/newsArticle.jhtml?type=worldNews&storyID=4691805

OIL prices expected to drop modestly but political turmoil adds…
Canada.com – Canada
… it would definitely be very sensible just to keep production at the
ceiling that they do have – no cuts," said Alberto Cisneros-Lavaller,
director of Venezuela…
www.canada.com/businesscentre/story.html?id=900BC580-3A7E-4EF8-8C5D-1E565FC9A199

VENEZUELA to protest to US , Costa Rica about exiles
Reuters AlertNet – London,England,UK
CARACAS, Venezuela, March 29 (Reuters) – Venezuela will protest to the
United States and Costa Rica after two exiled opponents of President Hugo
Chavez took…
www.alertnet.org/thenews/newsdesk/N29433832.htm

VENEZUELA'S Chávez as Everyman
Venezuelanalysis.com – Venezuela
He could be a streetsweeper, a waiter, a shoe shiner. The tiny upper and
middle classes of Venezuela think he is uncivilized. But…
www.venezuelanalysis.com/articles.php?artno=1143

REPRESSION In Myanmar , China , Colombia , Venezuela
Scoop.co.nz (press release) – New Zealand
… In Venezuela, 19,000 workers had been dismissed for trade union activities
and one member of the Federation of Construction Workers had been murdered.

www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/WO0403/S00397.htm

CHáVEZ links with Cuba fuel US fight
Financial Times – London,England,UK
… Cuban-American National Foundation. "Venezuela is right now the biggest
subsidiser of Cuba's economy.". Meanwhile, Mr Chávez, a…
news.ft.com/servlet/ContentServer?pagename=FT.com/StoryFT/FullStory&c=StoryFT&cid=1079420007929

29/03/04

INTERNATIONAL Labor Organization Tells Venezuela to Re-hire Oil ...
Venezuelanalysis.com - Venezuela
Last year, from December 2003 through January 2004, Venezuela&Mac226;s opposition
called for a general „work stoppage,‰ which, for the most part, the
employees ...
http://www.venezuelanalysis.com/news.php?newsno=1239

AFL-CIO in Venezuela
CounterPunch - Petrolia,CA,USA
By KIM SCIPES. Massive mobilizations, strikes, street conflict, hysterical
mass media, social and economic disruption: Chile in 1972-73 Venezuela
in 2002-04. ...
http://www.counterpunch.org/scipes03292004.html

VENEZUELA: terrorist snipers, their media allies and defense of ...
Venezuela Electronic News - Venezuela
Solo: Senator John Kerry's recent aggressive declaration on Venezuela confirms
that whoever is in the White House, Venezuela will remain subject to ...
http://www.vheadline.com/readnews.asp?id=16711

ANALYSIS-$30 oil props up OPEC economies as reforms stagnate
Forbes - USA
... Sadoun said. For other OPEC members such as Nigeria and Venezuela too,
the $30 oil could not have come at a better time. Nigeria ...
http://www.forbes.com/business/newswire/2004/03/29/rtr1315329.html

CARACAS Mayor Hopeful Wants to Bring Power to the People
Venezuelanalysis.com – Venezuela
… s five municipalities. He started his political career as a student
leader at the Central University of Venezuela. He later became…
www.venezuelanalysis.com/news.php?newsno=1238

VENEZUELA gov't prepares law to use reserves-Chavez
Forbes – USA
CARACAS, Venezuela, March 28 (Reuters) – Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez
said Sunday his government was drafting a law to require the country's
autonomous…
www.forbes.com/markets/newswire/2004/03/28/rtr1314591.html

28/03/04

PDVSA denies it expropriated US firm's investment
Forbes – USA
CARACAS, Venezuela, March 28 (Reuters) – Venezuela's state oil company
PDVSA denied Sunday it expropriated the investment of a former US information
technology…
www.forbes.com/business/energy/newswire/2004/03/28/rtr1314495.html

VENEZUELA'S political struggle mustn't be turned racial
Venezuela Electronic News - Venezuela
Announcing a special joint session with the Andean Parliament on Tuesday
March 30 to commemorate 150 years of the abolition of slavery in Venezuela,
Garcia ...
http://www.vheadline.com/readnews.asp?id=16692

HUNDREDS rally against 'tyrants' Castro and Chávez
Miami Herald - Miami,FL,USA
... 'They're terrorists and the rest of the world needs to do something
about them,'' Alvarez, from Venezuela, said at a rally in Little Havana
to protest against ...
http://www.miami.com/mld/miamiherald/news/8297059.htm

27/03/04

VENEZUELA: A win for Chavez
Green Left - Australia
On March 23, the constitutional chamber of Venezuela’s Supreme Court
overturned a ruling of the court’s electoral chamber regarding the validity
of 876,017 ...
http://www.greenleft.org.au/back/2004/577/577p16b.htm

KERRY and Latin America
CounterPunch - Petrolia,CA,USA
... His two primary targets have been President Hugo Chavez of Venezuela
and Cuba's Fidel Castro. While commendably finding fault with ...
http://www.counterpunch.org/birns03272004.html

VENEZUELA'S National Elections Council (CNE) approves recall…
Venezuela Electronic News – Venezuela
In Venezuela's continuing referendum debacle, the National Elections Council
(CNE) has announced that enough signatures were collected to petition
revocatory…
www.vheadline.com/readnews.asp?id=16680

IDS easily bought in Venezuela could aid terrorists, US fears
Miami Herald - Miami,FL,USA
US officials worry that Venezuela's trade in fake identification documents
could help terrorists and other criminals hide their identities. BY ALFONSO
CHARDY. ...
http://www.miami.com/mld/miamiherald/8289277.htm

VENEZUELA: Protesters bashed says official
Washington Times – Washington,DC,USA
CARACAS, Venezuela, March 26 (UPI) — Venezuelan security forces assaulted
some protesters detained during rallies against the nation«s president,
the country…
washingtontimes.com/upi-breaking/20040326-015613-7622r.htm

ENBRIDGE in arbitration over Venezuela port dispute
Forbes – USA
CARACAS, Venezuela, March 26 (Reuters) – A case brought by Enbridge Inc.
against Venezuelan state oil company PDVSA claiming it…
www.forbes.com/markets/newswire/2004/03/26/rtr1313727.html

VENEZUELA'S Las Cristinas project has much more gold?
Venezuela Electronic News – Venezuela
… to Canadian SNC-Lavalin Engineers & Constructors (SLE&C) for work to
be completed at its 100% controlled Las Cristinas gold project in southeastern
Venezuela…
www.vheadline.com/readnews.asp?id=16679

26/03/04

VENEZUELA Public Ombudsman Says National Guard Committed Excesses
Venezuelanalysis.com - Venezuela
Caracas, March 26, 2004 &Mac247;Venezuela’s Public Ombudsman (Defensor del
Pueblo), Germán Mundaraín, presented a report to the National Assembly
yesterday, in ...
http://www.venezuelanalysis.com/news.php?newsno=1237

GOVERNMENT knew of deal, former NB Power head says
The Globe and Mail - Canada
... the utility. Venezuela has refused to sign a contract for the fuel
and the whole matter is the subject of a $2-billion lawsuit. It ...
http://www.globeandmail.com/servlet/story/RTGAM.20040326.wnbpowe0326/BNStory/National/

STOLEN' interview brings claims Venezuela stifling press freedom
Chicago Sun Times - Chicago,IL,USA
BY FABIOLA SANCHEZ. CARACAS, Venezuela -- A private television news station
gets an exclusive interview with a mayor hiding from an arrest warrant.
...
http://www.suntimes.com/output/news/cst-nws-ven26.html

VENEZUELA troops 'used torture'
BBC News - London,England,UK
Venezuelan ombudsman, German Mundarain, has said security forces tortured
some protestors who were detained during recent anti-government demonstrations.
...
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/americas/3571383.stm

BROADCAST causes flap in Venezuela
Charleston Post Courier (subscription) - Charleston,SC,USA
CARACAS, VENEZUELA--A private television news station gets an exclusive
interview with a mayor hiding from an arrest warrant. Somehow ...
http://www.charleston.net/stories/032604/wor_26venez.shtml

VENEZUELA TV broadcasts stolen interview
MLive.com – MI,USA
By FABIOLA SANCHEZ. CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) ˜ A private television news
station gets an exclusive interview with a mayor hiding from an arrest
warrant.…
www.mlive.com/newsflash/lateststories/index.ssf?/base/international-2/1080273855251570.xml

WHY John Kerry Must Retract his Position on Venezuela
Venezuelanalysis.com – Venezuela
… of the United States, John Kerry, published a statement on his web
site this past March 19, setting forth his position on the political situation
in Venezuela.…
www.venezuelanalysis.com/articles.php?artno=1140

VENEZUELA TV broadcasts stolen interview
Seattle Post Intelligencer – Seattle,WA,USA
By FABIOLA SANCHEZ. CARACAS, Venezuela — A private television news station
gets an exclusive interview with a mayor hiding from an arrest warrant.

seattlepi.nwsource.com/national/aplatin_story.asp?category=1102&slug=Venezuela%20Stolen%20Interview

VENEZUELA TV Broadcasts Stolen Interview
San Jose Mercury News – San Jose,CA,USA
CARACAS, Venezuela – A private television news station gets an exclusive
interview with a mayor hiding from an arrest warrant. Somehow…
www.mercurynews.com/mld/mercurynews/news/world/8276896.htm

VENEZUELA TV Broadcasts Stolen Interview
Sarasota Herald-Tribune – Sarasota,FL,USA
… from an arrest warrant. Somehow, the program airs first on Venezuela's
state-owned television station. While the interview broke…
www.heraldtribune.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20040325/API/403251083

25/03/04

VENEZUELA forces tortured protesters – ombudsman
Reuters AlertNet – London,England,UK
CARACAS, Venezuela, March 25 (Reuters) – Venezuelan security forces tortured
some protesters detained during recent anti-government demonstrations,
but did not…
www.alertnet.org/thenews/newsdesk/N25488064.htm

AFL-CIO in Venezuela: Déjà Vu All Over Again
Venezuelanalysis.com – Venezuela
Massive mobilizations, strikes, street conflict, hysterical mass media,
social and economic disruption: Chile in 1972-73 Venezuela in 2002-04.

www.venezuelanalysis.com/articles.php?artno=1139

NB Power officials criticized over ill-fated deal
The Globe and Mail – Canada
Fredericton ˜ Senior officials at NB Power knew that an ill-fated, $2-billion
deal to buy cheap fuel from Venezuela was at risk, but kept that information

www.globeandmail.com/servlet/story/RTGAM.20040325.wnbfuel0325/BNStory/National/

VENEZUELA offers new domestic debt buyback
Forbes – USA
CARACAS, Venezuela, March 25 (Reuters) – Venezuela's government will offer
to buy back domestic public debt falling due this year and in 2005 using
funds from…
www.forbes.com/markets/newswire/2004/03/25/rtr1311805.html

MISREPORTING Venezuela
CounterPunch – Petrolia,CA,USA
… But a look at its coverage of Venezuela reveals the same old story
of distortion, omission and deceit on US intervention in Latin America
that one finds…
www.counterpunch.org/solo03252004.html

DAYS of ire
Latin America Press (subscription) – Peru
… In New York, Venezuela‚s ambassador to the United Nations Milos Alcalay
announced on March 4 he was resigning in protest over Chávez‚s policies.

www.latinamericapress.org/Article.asp?lanCode=1&artCode=3683

VENEZUELA reaffirms OPEC's oil output cut
Xinhua – China
Venezuela's Energy and Mines Minister, Rafael Ramirez, ruled out rumors
on a possible delay in the cartel's decision, saying "aproduction cut
is necessary" to…
news.xinhuanet.com/english/2004-03/25/content_1383744.htm

OIL loses ground on US supply rise, OPEC cut likely
Forbes – USA
… OPEC-member Venezuela said on Wednesday that OPEC would stick to the
output curbs, which were meant to prevent a collapse in oil prices in
the second quarter…
www.forbes.com/markets/newswire/2004/03/25/rtr1311141.html

March 24 2004

VENEZUELA’ s Opposition Dealt New Blow
TruthNews.com - USA
A branch of Venezuela's Supreme Court has overturned another branch's previous
ruling that would have paved the way for a recall vote on President Hugo
Chavez. ...
http://www.truthnews.net/daily/2004030181.htm

VENEZUELA says OPEC firm in cutting output April 1
Forbes - USA
CARACAS, Venezuela (Reuters) - OPEC will go ahead with its plan to cut
1 million barrels per day (bpd) from April 1 to prevent a price-depressing
build-up in ...
http://www.forbes.com/markets/newswire/2004/03/24/rtr1310298.html

VENEZUELA will not take Kerry's criticism seriously: official
Xinhua – China
Condemning Venezuela's President Chavez's policies as "detrimental to our
interests," Kerry said on his website (www.johnkerry.com) Monday the United
States…
news.xinhuanet.com/english/2004-03/24/content_1382063.htm

VENEZUELA' Constitutional Chamber invalidates pro-recall…
Xinhua – China
CARACAS, March 23 (Xinhuanet) — The Constitutional Chamber of the Supreme
Tribunal of Justice of Venezuela on Tuesday invalidated signatures for
a recall…
news.xinhuanet.com/english/2004-03/24/content_1381596.htm

VENEZUELA denounces murder of Yassin
Xinhua – China
Venezuela opposes the use of violence to achieve any objectives while hoping
the two sides can pursue peace negotiations, the statement said.…
news.xinhuanet.com/english/2004-03/24/content_1381522.htm

VENEZUELA Court Overturns Recall Ruling
San Jose Mercury News – San Jose,CA,USA
CARACAS, Venezuela – A chamber of Venezuela's Supreme Court dealt a blow
Tuesday to opponents of President Hugo Chavez by overruling fellow justices
on a…
www.mercurynews.com/mld/mercurynews/news/world/8258364.htm

VENEZUELA Government and Opposition Accuse Each Other of…
Venezuelanalysis.com – Venezuela
March 23, 2004, Caracas˜Over the past week, leaders of Venezuela‚s
opposition have been accusing the government of pursuing a systematic
policy of firing…
www.venezuelanalysis.com/news.php?newsno=1236

VENEZUELA'S Supreme Tribunal orders recall validation process to…
Venezuela Electronic News – Venezuela
Venezuela‚s Supreme Tribunal of Justice (TSJ) Constitutional Chamber
has declared null and void a ruling by the TSJ Electoral Chamber on the
validity of…
www.vheadline.com/readnews.asp?id=16658

US attacks on Venezuela: interview with Venezuela's Army…
Venezuela Electronic News – Venezuela
… The energy needs of the US and its allies will dictate the next likely
savage intervention — in Venezuela. Venezuela is an obstacle…
www.vheadline.com/readnews.asp?id=16654

TAMPA-BASED Free Venezuela, Inc: Our goal is regime change in…
Venezuela Electronic News – Venezuela
… It was the result of hard work by US citizens and Venezuelan expatriate
organizations like FREE VENEZUELA that we influenced Kerry, and we will
continue to…
www.vheadline.com/readnews.asp?id=16656

OPEN letter to US Senator John Kerry on recent statement on…
Venezuela Electronic News – Venezuela
… who supports major changes to current US governance, I must express
my utmost disappointment and disillusionment with your March 19, 2004
Statement on Venezuela…
www.vheadline.com/readnews.asp?id=16655

March 23 2004

KERRY Attacks Venezuela's Chavez
Reuters – United States
CARACAS, Venezuela (Reuters) – US Democratic presidential candidate John
Kerry has attacked Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez as a dubious democrat
hostile to…
www.reuters.com/newsArticle.jhtml?type=politicsNews&storyID=4626832

VENEZUELA probes firms over "political coercion"
Forbes – USA
CARACAS, Venezuela (Reuters) – Venezuela said Monday it was investigating
local affiliates of Coca-Cola , PepsiCo and other firms after receiving
complaints…
www.forbes.com/markets/newswire/2004/03/22/rtr1307730.html

TELEFONICA makes $1 billion investment in Venezuela
Puerto Rico Wow – Puerto Rico,USA
CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) – Spain's telecom giant Telefonica is investing
US$1 billion to acquire control of Venezuela's leading cellular provider,
Telefonica's…
www.puertoricowow.com/html/busintdetail.asp?amaspHidden_listActive=
true&amaspField_newshd=Telefonica%20makes%20%241%20billion%20
investment%20in%20Venezuela&amaspHidden_newshd_dataType=string

March 22 2004

MR. Minister, fire that ambassador
El Universal - Venezuela
... He interrupted all the audio-visual programming in Venezuela, and gathered
all the directors of the Ministry and numerous Venezuelan and foreign
diplomats ...
http://www.eluniversal.com/2004/03/22/22A441093.shtml

MINISTER: Bush Exit Would Help Venezuela-US Ties
Reuters - United States
CARACAS, Venezuela (Reuters) - Venezuela's relations with the United States
could not be worse and would improve if President Bush failed to win re-election
...
http://www.reuters.com/newsArticle.jhtml?type=politicsNews&storyID=4622808

VENEZUELA'S relations with USA to improve if Bush 2 loses ...
Venezuela Electronic News - Venezuela
Venezuelan Foreign Minister (MRE) Jesus Arnoldo Perez has told El Universal
that Venezuela's relations with the United States would improve if President
George ...
http://www.vheadline.com/readnews.asp?id=16473

18 firms bid for Trinidad offshore gas exploration
Forbes - USA
... Separately, he said Trinidad had set up technical teams with Venezuela
to examine a huge offshore gas field which straddles the waters of both
countries. ...
http://www.forbes.com/business/energy/newswire/2004/03/22/rtr1307112.html

March 21 2004

MIS-REPORTING Venezuela: Hugo Chavez as
Dissident Voice - Santa Rosa,CA,United States
... But a look at its coverage of Venezuela reveals the same old story
of distortion, omission and deceit on US intervention in Latin America ...
http://www.dissidentvoice.org/Mar04/Solo0322.htm

TRINIDAD´S stand
Petroleumworld.com - Venezuela
Venezuela´s Hugo Chavez is also supporting Jamaica´s stand on Aristide.
Jamaica and Venezuela do not recognize the new Haiti´s government. ...
http://www.petroleumworld.com/issues612.htm

FOUR decades of repression: The massacres of Venezuela's Punto ...
Venezuela Electronic News - Venezuela
... The direct consequences of these military uprising by Venezuela's young
men were brutal acts of State repression against the leaders of the national
left. ...
http://www.vheadline.com/readnews.asp?id=16464

GUSTAVO Coronel: As if nature wanted to show us how wonderful it…
Venezuela Electronic News – Venezuela
VHeadline.com commentarist Gustavo Coronel writes: In Venezuela the period
between February and April is one of extreme drought.…
www.vheadline.com/readnews.asp?id=16461

GLOBOVISION TV assures African diplomats there's no racism in…
Venezuela Electronic News – Venezuela
The latest racist tiff in Venezuela on the "non-existent" or "hidden" racial
issue started during the Group of 15 summit in Caracas, which ended with
an…
www.vheadline.com/readnews.asp?id=16456

VENEZUELA slams IAHRC human rights document as opposition–…
Venezuela Electronic News – Venezuela
The Venezuelan government has slammed an Inter American Human Rights Commission
(IAHRC) report on Venezuela as one-sided. IAHRC…
www.vheadline.com/readnews.asp?id=16450

USA fraudsters in $9.5 million Venezuela humanitarian aid…
Venezuela Electronic News – Venezuela
… officer Robert Yoffie were alleged to have tricked bank customers out
of $9.5 million in an investment scam supposedly to aid humanitarian projects
in Venezuela…
www.vheadline.com/readnews.asp?id=16455

VENEZUELA'S individually powerful people
Venezuela Electronic News – Venezuela
… This is why so many of Venezuela‚s population look to individually
powerful people to help them change society to their advantage.…
www.vheadline.com/readnews.asp?id=16448

THOUSANDS march in Latin America against US-led Iraq occupation
SpaceDaily – USA
… war. Protest rallies were held in countries that included Honduras
— which has sent troops to Iraq — Chile, Cuba and Venezuela.…
www.spacewar.com/2004/040320200055.gc4fbb8y.html

CHAVEZ Foes March Against His Rule in Venezuela
Reuters – United States
CARACAS, Venezuela (Reuters) – Several thousand foes of President Hugo
Chavez marched in Caracas on Saturday to protest what they condemned as
political…
www.reuters.com/newsArticle.jhtml?type=worldNews&storyID=4612147

March 20 2004

VENEZUELA supports OPEC decision to reduce oil production
Xinhua – China
CARACAS, March 19 (Xinhuanet) — Venezuela expressed its support Friday
for a decision of the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC)
to reduce…
news.xinhuanet.com/english/2004-03/20/content_1375595.htm

TREMAGLIA PLEDGES SUPPORT TO ITALIANS LIVING IN VENEZUELA
Agenzia Giornalistica Italia – Italy
(AGI) – Rome, March 19 – "After addressing the issues of our compatriots
in Argentina, we need to do the same with those in Venezuela", said Minister
for…
www.agi.it/english/news.pl?doc=200403192132-1243-RT1-CRO-0-NF11&page=0&id=agionline-eng.oggitalia

VENEZUELA'S war of the airwaves
BBC News – London,England,UK
… government statements. He also hosts a weekly radio and TV show called
Hello, President from locations throughout Venezuela. One…
news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/americas/3524760.stm

VENEZUELA Would Back Another OPEC Cut
Kansas City Star – Kansas City,MO,USA
CARACAS, Venezuela – Venezuela would back more OPEC production cuts if
needed to prevent a fall in world oil prices, the oil minister said Friday.

www.kansascity.com/mld/kansascity/business/8227944.htm

REPORT on Venezuela cites `vicious cycle'
Miami Herald – Miami,FL,USA
A report from the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights is the latest
in a series of damning judgments on Venezuela. BY PHIL GUNSON.…
www.miami.com/mld/miamiherald/news/world/americas/8222808.htm

IACHR: Right to life deteriorated in Venezuela
El Universal – Venezuela
The Inter-American Commission on Human Rights is following the situation
in Venezuela since year 2000, and has observed the deterioration of the
most important…
www.eluniversal.com/2004/03/19/19A440635.shtml

March 19 2004

'FIFTH LNG train would have different owners'
Trinidad & Tobago Express - Trinidad and Tobago
... The Prime Minister admitted that this opened up the possibility of
other companies including Venezuela's state owned company Petroles de
Venezuela SA (PDVSA ...
http://www.trinidadexpress.com/index.pl/article_business?id=20123115

3/17/04 - DEMONSTRATIONS IN VENEZUELA
Voice of America - Washington,DC,USA
The Supreme Court in Venezuela has ruled that signatures on a petition
calling for the recall of President Hugo Chavez are valid. ...
http://www.voanews.com/Editorials/article.cfm?objectID=E83EF655-652A-4340-B77CD91CEEACB94F

HIGH &Mac247; and headed higher
Kansas City Star - Kansas City,MO,USA
... of gasoline, are expected to remain high, perhaps to climb still higher,
as concern grows over the possibility of disruptions in the oil industry
of Venezuela ...
http://www.kansascity.com/mld/kansascity/business/8221529.htm

HOW the Mass Media Tamed the Perplexed Herd in Venezuela
Venezuelanalysis.com – Venezuela
… the recall process, the declarations of the OAS and Carter Center were
very positive with regard to their condemnation of the violence unleashed
in Venezuela…
www.venezuelanalysis.com/articles.php?artno=1132

VENEZUELA'S recall vote still in doubt
Pravda – Moscow,Russia
… Venezuela"' government opened an investigation that could lead to the
removal of three Supreme Court of Justice's ministers who validated 876,000
signatures…
english.pravda.ru/world/20/91/368/12294_recall.html

ELITIST American oligarchs have looted Venezuela for almost 100…
Venezuela Electronic News – Venezuela
… The most effective, particularly in South America, have been the Rockefellers
who have been looting Venezuela for almost 100 years accompanied by Harriman

www.vheadline.com/readnews.asp?id=16420

18/03/04

ELITIST American oligarchs have looted Venezuela for almost 100 ...
Venezuela Electronic News - Venezuela
... The most effective, particularly in South America, have been the Rockefellers
who have been looting Venezuela for almost 100 years accompanied by Harriman
...
http://www.vheadline.com/readnews.asp?id=16420

VENEZUELA'S Constitutional Chamber orders halt to referendum ...
Xinhua - China
CARACAS, March 17 (Xinhuanet) -- The Venezuelan Constitutional Chamber
of the Supreme Tribunal of Justice (TSJ) on Wednesday ordered the Electoral
Chamber to ...
http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2004-03/18/content_1371982.htm

VENEZUELA'S recall vote still in doubt
Pravda - Moscow,Russia
... Venezuela"' government opened an investigation that could lead to the
removal of three Supreme Court of Justice's ministers who validated 876,000
signatures ...
http://english.pravda.ru/world/20/91/368/12294_recall.html

LATIN America in Crisis: Venezuela Falls Into Castro's Orbit Phil…
NewsMax.com – USA
Under President Hugo Chavez, Venezuela is on the verge of becoming a satellite
of dictator Fidel Castro‚s communist Cuba. Chavez…
www.newsmax.com/archives/articles/2004/3/17/162930.shtml

CRYSTALLEX to raise $100M for Venezuela project
Toronto Star – Toronto,Ontario,Canada
Crystallex International Corp. plans to raise $100 million to finance its
Venezuela gold mine, the miner said today. Crystallex's…
www.thestar.com/NASApp/cs/ContentServer?pagename=thestar/Layout/Article_
Type1&c=Article&cid=1079524442971&call_pageid=968332188492&col=968705923364

POLITICAL tension, violence in Venezuela raise oil price pressure
Oil & Gas Journal
17 — Political tensions remain high in Venezuela, and the threat of violence
there will linger, with continuing upward pressure on oil prices this
year the…
ogj.pennnet.com/articles/web_article_display.cfm?ARTICLE_CATEGORY=GenIn&ARTICLE_ID=200856

OIL from Venezuela to flow in Ja – 7,400 barrels a day under pact…
Analítica – Venezuela
JAMAICA IS to get 7,400 barrels of oil and Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG)
per day from the concessional oil deal Venezuela signed on Thursday with
several…
www.analitica.com/va/vpi/9938306.asp

VENEZUELA Probes Magistrates Over Recall
San Jose Mercury News – San Jose,CA,USA
CARACAS, Venezuela – Venezuela's government opened an investigation Wednesday
that could lead to the removal of three Supreme Court magistrates who
ruled that…
www.mercurynews.com/mld/mercurynews/news/world/8209160.htm

US Has Few Options Against Venezuela's Chavez
Reuters – United States
… Tuesday said he would not recognize the new government in Haiti, set
up with US involvement, and invited ousted President Jean-Bertrand Aristide
to Venezuela.…
www.reuters.com/newsArticle.jhtml?type=politicsNews&storyID=4590314

EMERGING debt-Brazil, Venezuela prices edge higher
Forbes – USA
… Benchmark 40-year Brazil global bonds rose 0.499 to bid 107.438. Venezuela
DCB paper edged 0.312 higher to bid 93.125. Brazil's…
www.forbes.com/markets/newswire/2004/03/17/rtr1302306.html

JAMAICA and Venezuela not recognizing new Haitian government
Granma International – La Habana,Cuba
… Likewise, President Hugo Chávez stated today in Caracas that Venezuela
does not recognize the new Haitian government and emphasized that the
doors of his…
www.granma.cu/ingles/2004/marzo/mier17/12gob.html

17/03/04

EDITOR'S DIARY : Life , Death and Territory
Nation News - Barbados
... . they strongly objected. The plan was called off. The patient, deteriorating
as he was, had to go elsewhere &Mac246; Venezuela, to be exact. ...
http://www.nationnews.com/StoryView.cfm?Record=48228&Section=LO

VENEZUELA'S sharp political divisions play out on its state and…
San Francisco Chronicle – San Francisco,CA,USA
… The reports on rival stations blame the other side for strife — something
that must change if Venezuela is to resolve its stalemate over Chavez's
rule, said…
www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/news/archive/2004/03/16/international0145EST0421.DTL

VENEZUELA offers refuge to Aristide
Houston Chronicle – Houston,TX,USA
CARACAS, Venezuela — Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez snubbed the United
States and courted Caribbean sympathy Tuesday by offering refuge to ousted
Haitian…
www.chron.com/cs/CDA/ssistory.mpl/headline/world/2452688

JONATHAN Gurwitz: Don't let Chavez choke Venezuela's democracy
San Antonio Express – San Antonio,TX,USA
President Hugo Chavez of Venezuela has nearly completed what the Washington
Post calls "a coup by technicality.". Chavez, a former…
www.mysanantonio.com/opinion/stories/MYSA17.07B.gurwitz0317.710eaadd.html

VENEZUELA court approves petition against Chavez
Taipei Times – Taipei,Taiwan
Hundreds took the streets in Venezuela's capital on Monday evening after
the court ordered the National Elections Council to reverse its decision
rejecting…
www.taipeitimes.com/News/world/archives/2004/03/17/2003106563

VENEZUELA Does Not Recognize New Haitian New Government
Voice of America – Washington,DC,USA
Haitian Prime Minister Gerard Latortue is expected to soon appoint a new
government, but Venezuela says it does not recognize Haiti's new administration.

www.voanews.com/article.cfm?objectID=EBDA645A-9B85-4348-BE9298802C40CAD7

VIA Haiti US, Megaphones Venezuela:
Dissident Voice – Santa Rosa,CA,United States
… The energy needs of the US and its allies will dictate the next likely
savage intervention: Venezuela. Venezuela is an obstacle…
www.dissidentvoice.org/Mar04/Dietrich-Solo0316.htm

VENEZUELA offers Aristide refuge
ABC Online – Australia
"We don't recognize the new government of Haiti," Mr Chavez said in a speech
in eastern Venezuela. "The president of Haiti is called Jean-Bertrand
Aristide.…
www.abc.net.au/news/newsitems/s1067326.htm

VENEZUELA: Chavez's key backers
BBC News – London,England,UK
… personal gain". But critics say Gen Baduel is one of a small group
of officers "co-governing" Venezuela with Mr Chavez. Freddy Bernal…
news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/americas/2790605.stm

SUPPORTERS Rally for Venezuela President
Guardian – UK
CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) – Supporters of President Hugo Chavez demonstrated
outside the Supreme Court on Tuesday, angered by a ruling that enables
his opponents…
www.guardian.co.uk/worldlatest/story/0,1280,-3867795,00.html

16/03/04

VENEZUELA faces a new institutional dispute
MercoPress - Uruguay
The ruling which favours the political opposition, but subject to appeal,
is expected to open a new institutional confrontation between the Supreme
Court, the ...
http://www.falkland-malvinas.com/Detalle.asp?NUM=3398

VENEZUELA'S Political Battle
The Dominion – Canada
by David Fuenmayor. Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez surveys a crowd demonstrating
US intervention in Venezuela. photo: Indymedia Argentina.…
dominionpaper.ca/accounts/2004/03/16/venezuelas.html

ELECTORAL Chamber of Venezuela ‚ s Supreme Court Issues…
Venezuelanalysis.com – Venezuela
Caracas, March 15 (Venezuelanalysis.com)˜In a surprise announcement today,
the Electoral Chamber of Venezuela‚s Supreme Court issued a ruling that
reverses…
www.venezuelanalysis.com/news.php?newsno=1228

CHAVEZ Opponents Get Boost in Venezuela
Guardian – UK
CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) – Venezuela's Supreme Court gave a major boost
Monday to opponents of President Hugo Chavez, ruling that signatures on
recall petitions…
www.guardian.co.uk/worldlatest/story/0,1280,-3865389,00.html

CHAVEZ Opponents Get Boost in Venezuela
In-Forum (subscription) – Fargo,ND,USA
Venezuela's Supreme Court gave a major boost Monday to opponents of President
Hugo Chavez, ruling that signatures on recall petitions need not be validated.

www.in-forum.com/ap/index.cfm?page=view&id=D81B6LR00

VENEZUELA court boosts poll hopes
BBC News – London,England,UK
Venezuela's electoral authorities have been ordered to lift their objections
to disputed signatures which back a referendum on Hugo Chavez's presidency.

news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/americas/3514440.stm

VENEZUELA warns of need to increase Atlantic basin refining…
Venezuela Electronic News – Venezuela
Venezuela's deputy hydrocarbons minister and Petroleos de Venezuela (PDVSA)
director Luis Vierma has warned a US Energy Council 2004 Conference that…
www.vheadline.com/readnews.asp?id=16381

15/03/04

VENEZUELA: Anatomy of the Third Coup (II)
Venezuelanalysis.com - Venezuela
The advance of the third coup in Venezuela already allows us to understand
its anatomy. It is perhaps the most sophisticated that ...
http://www.venezuelanalysis.com/articles.php?artno=1126

THE Reverend Roy Bourgeois found himself in Venezuela trying to ...
Venezuela Electronic News - Venezuela
Roy Bourgeois dreamt of striking it rich in the oil fields of Venezuela.
Almost 50 years later, he found himself in Venezuela, but ...
http://www.vheadline.com/readnews.asp?id=16345

VENEZUELA'S Deepening Crisis Alarms Episcopate
Zenit News Agency – Rome,Italy
CARACAS, Venezuela, MARCH 12, 2004 (Zenit.org).- The presidency of the Venezuelan bishops' conference launched an "anguished" appeal to the governmental

www.zenit.org/english/visualizza.phtml?sid=50558

VENEZUELA: Chavez opponents still cry foul
Washington Times – Washington,DC,USA
CARACAS, Venezuela, March 12 (UPI) — Opponents of Venezuelan president Hugo Chavez met with the nation's electoral board Friday on the status
of a referendum…
washingtontimes.com/upi-breaking/20040312-060617-3445r.htm

VENEZUELA’ s CITGO Contributes to Social Programs Thanks to…
Venezuelanalysis.com – Venezuela
… that the company obtains profits during the first two months of a year, since being under control from the Venezuelan state oil company Petroleos de Venezuela…
www.venezuelanalysis.com/news.php?newsno=1225

VENEZUELA sells $1.5 bln in dollar, bolivar debt
Forbes – USA
CARACAS, Venezuela, March 12 (Reuters) – Venezuela's Finance Ministry said on Friday it sold $1.5 billion of its new mixed dollar and bolivar currency debt as…
www.forbes.com/markets/newswire/2004/03/12/rtr1297088.html

THE World in Reverse in Venezuela
Venezuelanalysis.com - Venezuela
... International analysts bemoan that Venezuela’s opposition is left without air or exit (in addition to lacking a common platform or even a single candidate). ...
http://www.venezuelanalysis.com/articles.php?artno=1125

VENEZUELA to raise mixed bond offer to $1.5 bln
Forbes - USA
CARACAS, Venezuela, March 12 (Reuters) - Venezuela plans to increase the amount of its offering of new mixed notes in dollars and local bolivar currency to a ...
http://www.forbes.com/markets/newswire/2004/03/12/rtr1296974.html

REFERENDUM drive falters
The Militant - New York,NY,USA
The drive by large sections of Venezuela’s capitalist class to force a referendum to recall the country’s president Hugo Chávez shows signs of faltering. ...
http://www.themilitant.com/2004/6811/681101.html

VENEZUELA at OAS to prove US meddling in its sovereign national…
Venezuela Electronic News – Venezuela
Venezuela's Ambassador to the Organization of American States (OAS) is to formally condemn the United States of America and present proof that Washington has…
www.vheadline.com/readnews.asp?id=16326

BREAKING News from Venezuela
V Crisis – Venezuela
It is the first time in Venezuela's judiciary history that a chamber prohibits another chamber from ruling on the matters that it oversees.…
www.vcrisis.com/index.php?content=letters/200403112246

HUMAN rights in Venezuela are divided along partisan lines
Venezuela Electronic News - Venezuela
VHeadline.com News Editor Patrick J. O'Donoghue writes: Human rights in
Venezuela is divided along political lines ever since the opposition created
its own HR ...
http://www.vheadline.com/readnews.asp?id=16317

THERE are no Political Prisoners in Venezuela, says Public ...
Venezuelanalysis.com - Venezuela
Washington DC, Mar 11 (Venezuelanalysis.com).- Venezuela&Mac226;s Public Ombudsperson, German Mundarain, met yesterday with US Congressmen Cass Ballenger and...
http://www.venezuelanalysis.com/news.php?newsno=1222

VENEZUELA'S Ambassador to Austria in open letter to Foreign ...
Venezuela Electronic News - Venezuela
... In the Venezuela of today, a revolutionary democratic and pacific process has been presented to the foreign service that is viewed by some as a rupture in the ...
http://www.vheadline.com/readnews.asp?id=16315

CHEVRONTEXACO to be awarded block offshore Venezuela
Oil Online - TX,USA
ChevronTexaco's affiliate in Venezuela has been officially informed by the Ministry of Energy and Mines that the company will be awarded the exploration...
http://www.oilonline.com/news/headlines/business/20040311.ChevronT.13895.asp

VENEZUELA at the Crossroads
Dissident Voice - Santa Rosa,CA,United States
... in what many observers believe to be the forced removal of HaitianPresident Jean-Bertrand Aristide continues to unfold, the situation in Venezuela is once...
http://www.dissidentvoice.org/Mar04/Berkowitz0311.htm

VENEZUELA emerge from obscurity
ESPN - USA
... Venezuela, where baseball has long been king, have won more World Cup qualifiers in the three years under Paez than they did in the previous 37. ...
http://soccernet.espn.go.com/headlinenews?id=293828&cc=3888

VENEZUELA condemns US interference in its internal affairs
Viet Nam News Agency - Hanoi,Vietnam
Valero said Venezuela would submit to the Organization of American States (OAS) Permanent Council evidence indicating the US had provided financial and ...
http://www.vnagency.com.vn/NewsA.asp?LANGUAGE_ID=2&CATEGORY_ID=34&NEWS_ID=45912

VENEZUELA to File Complaint Against US
San Jose Mercury News – San Jose,CA,USA
CARACAS, Venezuela – The government of President Hugo Chavez said Wednesday it will file a complaint with the Organization of American States, accusing the…
www.mercurynews.com/mld/mercurynews/news/world/8155713.htm

VENEZUELA to denounce US interference at OAS meeting
Xinhua – China
Venezuelan representative to the OAS Jorge Valero said Venezuela would submit to the OAS Permanent Council evidence indicating the United States had provided…
news.xinhuanet.com/english/2004-03/11/content_1358989.htm

EU calls for constitutional solution to crisis in Venezuela
Xinhua – China
MADRID, March 10 (Xinhuanet) — The European Union (EU) on Wednesday urged Venezuela's government and the opposition to negotiate in a "constructive way" to…
news.xinhuanet.com/english/2004-03/11/content_1359263.htm

VENEZUELA tops Honduras in friendly
ESPN – USA
CARACAS — Venezuela beat Honduras 2-1 on Wednesday in a fast-paced friendly international in Maracaibo that served as a warm-up for both countries' 2006 World…
soccernet.espn.go.com/headlinenews?id=293819&cc=3888

15-14/03/04

VENEZUELA: Anatomy of the Third Coup (II)
Venezuelanalysis.com - Venezuela
The advance of the third coup in Venezuela already allows us to understand
its anatomy. It is perhaps the most sophisticated that ...
http://www.venezuelanalysis.com/articles.php?artno=1126

THE Reverend Roy Bourgeois found himself in Venezuela trying to ...
Venezuela Electronic News - Venezuela
Roy Bourgeois dreamt of striking it rich in the oil fields of Venezuela.
Almost 50 years later, he found himself in Venezuela, but ...
http://www.vheadline.com/readnews.asp?id=16345

VENEZUELA'S Deepening Crisis Alarms Episcopate
Zenit News Agency – Rome,Italy
CARACAS, Venezuela, MARCH 12, 2004 (Zenit.org).- The presidency of the Venezuelan bishops' conference launched an "anguished" appeal to the governmental

www.zenit.org/english/visualizza.phtml?sid=50558

VENEZUELA: Chavez opponents still cry foul
Washington Times – Washington,DC,USA
CARACAS, Venezuela, March 12 (UPI) — Opponents of Venezuelan president Hugo Chavez met with the nation's electoral board Friday on the status
of a referendum…
washingtontimes.com/upi-breaking/20040312-060617-3445r.htm

VENEZUELA’ s CITGO Contributes to Social Programs Thanks to…
Venezuelanalysis.com – Venezuela
… that the company obtains profits during the first two months of a year, since being under control from the Venezuelan state oil company Petroleos de Venezuela…
www.venezuelanalysis.com/news.php?newsno=1225

VENEZUELA sells $1.5 bln in dollar, bolivar debt
Forbes – USA
CARACAS, Venezuela, March 12 (Reuters) – Venezuela's Finance Ministry said on Friday it sold $1.5 billion of its new mixed dollar and bolivar currency debt as…
www.forbes.com/markets/newswire/2004/03/12/rtr1297088.html

THE World in Reverse in Venezuela
Venezuelanalysis.com - Venezuela
... International analysts bemoan that Venezuela’s opposition is left without air or exit (in addition to lacking a common platform or even a single candidate). ...
http://www.venezuelanalysis.com/articles.php?artno=1125

VENEZUELA to raise mixed bond offer to $1.5 bln
Forbes - USA
CARACAS, Venezuela, March 12 (Reuters) - Venezuela plans to increase the amount of its offering of new mixed notes in dollars and local bolivar currency to a ...
http://www.forbes.com/markets/newswire/2004/03/12/rtr1296974.html

REFERENDUM drive falters
The Militant - New York,NY,USA
The drive by large sections of Venezuela’s capitalist class to force a referendum to recall the country’s president Hugo Chávez shows signs of faltering. ...
http://www.themilitant.com/2004/6811/681101.html

VENEZUELA at OAS to prove US meddling in its sovereign national…
Venezuela Electronic News – Venezuela
Venezuela's Ambassador to the Organization of American States (OAS) is to formally condemn the United States of America and present proof that Washington has…
www.vheadline.com/readnews.asp?id=16326

HUMAN rights in Venezuela are divided along partisan lines
Venezuela Electronic News - Venezuela
VHeadline.com News Editor Patrick J. O'Donoghue writes: Human rights in
Venezuela is divided along political lines ever since the opposition created
its own HR ...
http://www.vheadline.com/readnews.asp?id=16317

THERE are no Political Prisoners in Venezuela, says Public ...
Venezuelanalysis.com - Venezuela
Washington DC, Mar 11 (Venezuelanalysis.com).- Venezuela&Mac226;s Public Ombudsperson, German Mundarain, met yesterday with US Congressmen Cass Ballenger and...
http://www.venezuelanalysis.com/news.php?newsno=1222

VENEZUELA'S Ambassador to Austria in open letter to Foreign ...
Venezuela Electronic News - Venezuela
... In the Venezuela of today, a revolutionary democratic and pacific process has been presented to the foreign service that is viewed by some as a rupture in the ...
http://www.vheadline.com/readnews.asp?id=16315

CHEVRONTEXACO to be awarded block offshore Venezuela
Oil Online - TX,USA
ChevronTexaco's affiliate in Venezuela has been officially informed by the Ministry of Energy and Mines that the company will be awarded the exploration...
http://www.oilonline.com/news/headlines/business/20040311.ChevronT.13895.asp

VENEZUELA at the Crossroads
Dissident Voice - Santa Rosa,CA,United States
... in what many observers believe to be the forced removal of HaitianPresident Jean-Bertrand Aristide continues to unfold, the situation in Venezuela is once...
http://www.dissidentvoice.org/Mar04/Berkowitz0311.htm

VENEZUELA emerge from obscurity
ESPN - USA
... Venezuela, where baseball has long been king, have won more World Cup qualifiers in the three years under Paez than they did in the previous 37. ...
http://soccernet.espn.go.com/headlinenews?id=293828&cc=3888

VENEZUELA condemns US interference in its internal affairs
Viet Nam News Agency - Hanoi,Vietnam
Valero said Venezuela would submit to the Organization of American States (OAS) Permanent Council evidence indicating the US had provided financial and ...
http://www.vnagency.com.vn/NewsA.asp?LANGUAGE_ID=2&CATEGORY_ID=34&NEWS_ID=45912

VENEZUELA to File Complaint Against US
San Jose Mercury News – San Jose,CA,USA
CARACAS, Venezuela – The government of President Hugo Chavez said Wednesday it will file a complaint with the Organization of American States, accusing the…
www.mercurynews.com/mld/mercurynews/news/world/8155713.htm

VENEZUELA to denounce US interference at OAS meeting
Xinhua – China
Venezuelan representative to the OAS Jorge Valero said Venezuela would submit to the OAS Permanent Council evidence indicating the United States had provided…
news.xinhuanet.com/english/2004-03/11/content_1358989.htm

EU calls for constitutional solution to crisis in Venezuela
Xinhua – China
MADRID, March 10 (Xinhuanet) — The European Union (EU) on Wednesday urged Venezuela's government and the opposition to negotiate in a "constructive way" to…
news.xinhuanet.com/english/2004-03/11/content_1359263.htm

VENEZUELA tops Honduras in friendly
ESPN – USA
CARACAS — Venezuela beat Honduras 2-1 on Wednesday in a fast-paced friendly international in Maracaibo that served as a warm-up for both countries' 2006 World…
soccernet.espn.go.com/headlinenews?id=293819&cc=3888

11/03/04

HUMAN rights in Venezuela are divided along partisan lines
Venezuela Electronic News - Venezuela
VHeadline.com News Editor Patrick J. O'Donoghue writes: Human rights in
Venezuela is divided along political lines ever since the opposition created
its own HR ...
http://www.vheadline.com/readnews.asp?id=16317

THERE are no Political Prisoners in Venezuela, says Public ...
Venezuelanalysis.com - Venezuela
Washington DC, Mar 11 (Venezuelanalysis.com).- Venezuela&Mac226;s Public Ombudsperson, German Mundarain, met yesterday with US Congressmen Cass Ballenger and...
http://www.venezuelanalysis.com/news.php?newsno=1222

VENEZUELA'S Ambassador to Austria in open letter to Foreign ...
Venezuela Electronic News - Venezuela
... In the Venezuela of today, a revolutionary democratic and pacific process has been presented to the foreign service that is viewed by some as a rupture in the ...
http://www.vheadline.com/readnews.asp?id=16315

CHEVRONTEXACO to be awarded block offshore Venezuela
Oil Online - TX,USA
ChevronTexaco's affiliate in Venezuela has been officially informed by the Ministry of Energy and Mines that the company will be awarded the exploration...
http://www.oilonline.com/news/headlines/business/20040311.ChevronT.13895.asp

VENEZUELA at the Crossroads
Dissident Voice - Santa Rosa,CA,United States
... in what many observers believe to be the forced removal of HaitianPresident Jean-Bertrand Aristide continues to unfold, the situation in Venezuela is once...
http://www.dissidentvoice.org/Mar04/Berkowitz0311.htm

VENEZUELA emerge from obscurity
ESPN - USA
... Venezuela, where baseball has long been king, have won more World Cup qualifiers in the three years under Paez than they did in the previous 37. ...
http://soccernet.espn.go.com/headlinenews?id=293828&cc=3888

VENEZUELA condemns US interference in its internal affairs
Viet Nam News Agency - Hanoi,Vietnam
Valero said Venezuela would submit to the Organization of American States (OAS) Permanent Council evidence indicating the US had provided financial and ...
http://www.vnagency.com.vn/NewsA.asp?LANGUAGE_ID=2&CATEGORY_ID=34&NEWS_ID=45912

VENEZUELA to File Complaint Against US
San Jose Mercury News – San Jose,CA,USA
CARACAS, Venezuela – The government of President Hugo Chavez said Wednesday it will file a complaint with the Organization of American States, accusing the…
www.mercurynews.com/mld/mercurynews/news/world/8155713.htm

VENEZUELA to denounce US interference at OAS meeting
Xinhua – China
Venezuelan representative to the OAS Jorge Valero said Venezuela would submit to the OAS Permanent Council evidence indicating the United States had provided…
news.xinhuanet.com/english/2004-03/11/content_1358989.htm

EU calls for constitutional solution to crisis in Venezuela
Xinhua – China
MADRID, March 10 (Xinhuanet) — The European Union (EU) on Wednesday urged Venezuela's government and the opposition to negotiate in a "constructive way" to…
news.xinhuanet.com/english/2004-03/11/content_1359263.htm

VENEZUELA tops Honduras in friendly
ESPN – USA
CARACAS — Venezuela beat Honduras 2-1 on Wednesday in a fast-paced friendly international in Maracaibo that served as a warm-up for both countries' 2006 World…
soccernet.espn.go.com/headlinenews?id=293819&cc=3888

10/03/04

VENEZUELA threatens to withdraw US oil supplies
ABC Online – Australia
But now Venezuela is cranking up the rhetoric, threatening to withdraw oil supplies if Washington intervenes in its internal political problems.…
www.abc.net.au/worldtoday/content/2004/s1062199.htm

OIL recovers some losses as supply fears haunt
Forbes – USA
… of the peak summer driving season in May — with analysts predicting an across-the-board draw in fuel stocks last week — and turmoil in OPEC-member Venezuela.…
www.forbes.com/markets/newswire/2004/03/09/rtr1291095.html

US Ambassador to Brazil Warns Lula about Venezuela Issues
Venezuelanalysis.com – Venezuela
Caracas, Venezuela, Mar. 09 (Venezuelanalysis.com).- Last Sunday, United States Ambassador to Brazil Donna Hrinak, gave a strong…
www.venezuelanalysis.com/news.php?newsno=1219

REPAIRING a Recall in Venezuela
New York Times – USA
… Venezuela's Constitution provides for a presidential recall election if it is demanded by 20 percent of the electorate, some 2.4 million voters.…
www.nytimes.com/2004/03/09/opinion/09TUE2.html?ex=1079413200&en=aa0dd609e3807630&ei=5062

VENEZUELA: Right-wing opposition clamours for another US-backed…
World Socialist
A wave of political unrest and violence now unfolding in Venezuela bears all the hallmarks of a „made in Washington‰ destabilisation campaign.…
www.wsws.org/articles/2004/mar2004/ven-m09.shtml

PROFIT-TAKING sees price slip despite supply fears
The Scotsman – Edinburgh,Scotland,UK
OIL prices eased yesterday after touching post-Iraq war highs last week as low US gasoline stocks and unrest in OPEC member Venezuela heightened fears over…
business.scotsman.com/index.cfm?id=272572004

PETROLEOS de Venezuela (PDVSA) vice president tenders resignation…
Venezuela Electronic News – Venezuela
Petroleos de Venezuela (PDVSA) vice president Aires Barreto has tendered his resignation, citing "family reasons" following the death of his father in Goa…
www.vheadline.com/readnews.asp?id=16280

08/03/04

Election body agrees to give Venezuela opposition recall vote data :
The election authority gave the Democratic Coordinator a part of the data base that led it to draw the conclusion that so many signatures were unreliable, said opposition spokesman and lawmaker Nelson Rampensad.
www.channelnewsasia.com/stories/afp_world/view/74346/1/.html

After Haiti, Venezuela is wary of US interference:
The US response in Haiti has divided Latin Americans over US policy – especially in politically torn Venezuela.
www.csmonitor.com/2004/0308/p07s01-woam.html

What's really happening in Caracas?:
When the signature gathering drive was completed, the National Elections Council, whose five members had been approved by all concerned, invalidated more than one million of the three million signatures.
www.vheadline.com/readnews.asp?id=16245

OIL near 12-month peaks on gasoline supply fears
Forbes - USA
LONDON, March 8 (Reuters) - Oil prices held at post-Iraq war highs on Monday as low US gasoline inventories and unrest in OPEC member Venezuela heightened...
http://www.forbes.com/business/newswire/2004/03/08/rtr1289781.html

VENEZUELA: The Next Cuba
CubaNet – Coral Gables, FL, USA
There is no doubt that Chavez – with Fidel Castro's help — is creating a Cuban-style socialist state in Venezuela. Scholar Maxwell…
www.cubanet.org/CNews/y04/mar04/08e8.htm

PM goes to Venezuela
Trinidad & Tobago Express – Trinidad and Tobago
PRIME MINISTER Patrick Manning left Trinidad and Tobago yesterday evening for a brief visit to Caracas, Venezuela. He left Piarco…
www.trinidadexpress.com/index.pl/article_politics?id=17073464

HOW to Turn a Government into a Pariah : Venezuela ‚ s„…
Venezuelanalysis.com – Venezuela
According to Venezuela‚s opposition leaders, the oppositional media, and most international observers, the events of this past week in Venezuela were a…
www.venezuelanalysis.com/articles.php?artno=1121

CHAVEZ warns United States against invading Venezuela
San Francisco Chronicle – San Francisco,CA,USA
President Hugo Chavez on Sunday vowed to freeze oil exports to the United States and wage a "100-year war" if Washington ever tried to invade Venezuela.…
www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/news/archive/2004/03/07/international2020EST0566.DTL

ELECTION body agrees to give Venezuela opposition recall vote…
Channel News Asia – Singapore
… On Sunday, after a faltering start to talks, Venezuela's election authority profferred some information on the signature controversy called for by the…
www.channelnewsasia.com/stories/afp_world/view/74346/1/.html

VENEZUELA: Annan Vows UN Support To Stop Violence
Scoop.co.nz (press release) – New Zealand
Voicing dismay at the violence that has rocked Venezuela over the past week, United Nations Secretary-General Kofi Annan today pledged the world body's backing…
www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/WO0403/S00099.htm

07/03/04

OIL-RICH Venezuela could end up like Haiti or maybe Cuba
Pasadena Star-News – Pasadena,CA,USA
… though he had been democratically elected. Would they do the same thing with Hugo Chavez in Venezuela? Like Aristide, Chavez is a…
www.pasadenastarnews.com/Stories/0,1413,206~11851~2000970,00.html

A good day in Caracas streets, as Venezuela condemns violation to…
V Crisis – Venezuela
Plus at least 2-3 more marches inside Venezuela! I left from the Chuao starting point (El Universal has a simple but cute interactive feature).…
www.vcrisis.com/index.php?content=letters/200403070638

THOUSANDS march in Venezuela protest rally
RTE Interactive – Ireland
(10:58) Tens of thousands of Venezuelans have marched through Caracas in an opposition rally to demand a referendum on President Hugo Chavez's rule.…
www.rte.ie/news/2004/0307/venezuela.html

OIL prices keep climbing as tensions rise in Venezuela
Taipei Times – Taipei,Taiwan
… benchmark crude oil contract broke above US$37 a barrel Friday for the first time since the Iraq war, kicked higher by tensions in major producer Venezuela.…
www.taipeitimes.com/News/biz/archives/2004/03/07/2003101524

THE Script of Destabilization as Applied to Venezuela
Axis of Logic – United States
These days the audience of Venezuela‚s four most important private TV-channels must have the impression that there is a popular revolt against the Chávez…
www.axisoflogic.com/artman/publish/article_5499.shtml

BUSH, Haiti & Venezuela: A Children's Tale
The Narco News Bulletin
CARACAS, VENEZUELA, MARCH 6, 2004: There are three very short words in Venezuela that often provoke smiles when they are spoken: "No fui yo!" (It wasn'tI).…
narcosphere.narconews.com/story/2004/3/6/222838/8700

PROTESTERS observe silence for victims of clashes in Venezuela
Xinhua – China
… Chavez, accused by his opponents of wrecking Venezuela's economy, has already experienced since his election in 1998 two general strikes and a 48-hour coup in…
news.xinhuanet.com/english/2004-03/07/content_1349681.htm

HUNDREDS of Thousands March in Venezuela
Bradenton Herald – Bradenton,FL,USA
CARACAS, Venezuela – Blowing whistles and chanting, hundreds of thousands of Venezuelans marched through Caracas on Saturday to protest the rejection of a…
www.bradenton.com/mld/bradenton/8124855.htm

ALAN Cisco: Venezuela's opposition has good reason to be…
Venezuela Electronic News – Venezuela
Caracas resident American citizen Alan Cisco writes: Venezuela will be the next Haiti … or at least that's the hope of the desperate…
www.vheadline.com/readnews.asp?id=16243

06/03/04

THOUSANDS Protest Yet Again in Venezuela
Voice of America - Washington,DC,USA
Tens of thousands opposition activists are marching toward the center of Venezuela's capital to demand a recall referendum against President Hugo Chavez. ...
http://www.voanews.com/article.cfm?objectID=5331CB38-9273-43DE-9C7754E088C73163

VENEZUELA suspends arms permits
BBC News - London,England,UK
... referendum. At least eight people have died since Venezuela's electoral council refused to approve the opposition petition. Protests ...
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/americas/3539211.stm

CHAVEZ defends Venezuela's elections process, denies rights…
San Francisco Chronicle – San Francisco,CA,USA President Hugo Chavez defended Venezuela's elections process Friday as hundreds of his opponents marched in Caracas to protest widespread arrests during anti…
www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/news/archive/2004/03/05/international2058EST0764.DTL

CHAVEZ tells US to keep out of Venezuela
ABC Online – Australia
Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez has told the United States to "get its hands off Venezuela" as he accused Washington of backing a wave of opposition protests…
www.abc.net.au/news/newsitems/s1060366.htm

CHAVEZ Tells US: 'Get Your Hands Off Venezuela!'
Wired News – USA
CARACAS, Venezuela (Reuters) – Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez told the United States on Friday to "get its hands off Venezuela" as he accused Washington of…
wireservice.wired.com/wired/story.asp?section=Breaking&storyId=830667&tw=wn_wire_story

CAMPAIGN falsely claiming human rights violations in Venezuela…
Granma International – La Habana,Cuba
CARACAS, March 5, (PL).˜The Venezuelan government stated today that opposition sectors are attempting to cover up their illegal and violent street actions
to…
www.granma.cu/ingles/2004/marzo/vier5/10vene.html

VENEZUELA at the crossroads
Working for Change – San Francisco,CA,USA
… in what many observers believe to be the forced removal of Haitian President Jean-Bertrand Aristide continues to unfold, the situation in Venezuela is once…
www.workingforchange.com/article.cfm?ItemID=16547

EXPECTED OPEC cuts, Venezuela woes push oil cost up
San Diego Union Tribune – San Diego,CA,USA
… Oil prices jumped yesterday because of growing signals the OPEC cartel will carry out production cuts planned for April and amid political turmoil in Venezuela…
www.signonsandiego.com/news/business/20040305-9999-1b5oil.html

EU regrets "climate of violence" in Venezuela
EU Business - London,UK
The European Union condemned Friday the "climate of violence" in Venezuela, where the opposition has called for a referendum to sack President Hugo Chavez, and ...
http://www.eubusiness.com/afp/040305122803.z4nbj96n

VENEZUELA fears drive oil to one-year high
The Times (subscription) - London,England,UK
Fears over unrest in Venezuela, where President Hugo Chavez is facing mounting opposition, have driven the price of oil to its highest level in a year.
...
http://business.timesonline.co.uk/article/0,,8903-1027100,00.html

CREDIT Suisse: There Will be no Recall Referendum Against ...
Venezuelanalysis.com - Venezuela
... re-confirmation) of the signatures under observation demonstrates a positive attitude and should result in a reduction in political tensions in Venezuela. ...
http://www.venezuelanalysis.com/news.php?newsno=1215

VENEZUELA: Plan B
Financial Times - London,England,UK
The apparent thwarting of a campaign to force a recall referendum on Venezuela's President Hugo Chávez has left his opponents angry and frustrated. ...
http://news.ft.com/servlet/ContentServer?pagename=FT.com/StoryFT/FullStory&c=StoryFT&cid=1078381547330

VENEZUELA ambassador urges US to condemn violence while ...
San Francisco Chronicle - San Francisco,CA,USA
Venezuela's ambassador to Washington urged the United States to condemn violence during opposition protests this week, while hundreds marched in Caracas to ...
http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/news/archive/2004/03/04/international0234EST0428.DTL

04/03/04

VENEZUELA UN envoy resigns , one protester killed
Reuters AlertNet - London,England,UK
CARACAS, Venezuela, March 4 (Reuters) - Venezuela's envoy to the United Nations quit in protest against President Hugo Chavez's government on Thursday, denting ...
http://www.alertnet.org/thenews/newsdesk/N04377550.htm

OIL nears $37, more upside seen on Venezuela, OPEC
Forbes - USA
SINGAPORE, March 5 (Reuters) - Oil prices edged nearer to one-year highs on Friday on concerns political strife in Venezuela could spin out of control and ...
http://www.forbes.com/markets/newswire/2004/03/04/rtr1287398.html

Hugo Chavez Accuses U.S. of Spending Over $1 Million To Help Oust Him
Newly publicized documents show how the National Endowment for Democracy has given over $1 million in projects related to an anti-Chavez referendum and opposition groups. Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez is accusing the United States of funding these projects to help his opponents attempt to oust him from power. We speak with Eva Golinger, founder of a new website that has posted documents connecting the National Endowment for Democracy to the Venezuelan opposition movement, Chris Sabatini, senior program officer at the National Endowment for Democracy, and Greg Wilpert, independent journalist in Venezuela.
Listen/Watch/Read
http://www.democracynow.org/article.pl?sid=04/03/04/1554235

EMERGING debt-Mixed with eyes on Venezuela, Brazil
Forbes - USA
... Venezuela's benchmark global 27 rose 1.040 percent to bid 85.000 at a yield of 11.051 percent after Merrill Lynch recommended investors increase their holding ...
http://www.forbes.com/markets/newswire/2004/03/04/rtr1287125.html

MISTAKES in Haiti, Venezuela
Common Dreams - USA
... The Bush administration has lent its support to the ouster of democratically elected governments in Haiti and Venezuela, signaling a disdain not so much for ...
http://www.commondreams.org/views04/0303-06.htm

OPEC plan to cut oil from April 1 "firm"-Venezuela
Forbes - USA
CARACAS, Venezuela (Reuters) - Oil cartel OPEC is "firm" in its decision to cut its production quotas beginning April 1, Venezuelan oil minister Rafael Ramirez ...
http://www.forbes.com/markets/newswire/2004/03/04/rtr1286907.html

RECALL Procedures Fuel Venezuela Unrest
Kansas City Star - Kansas City,MO,USA
Unrest over opposition efforts to remove President Hugo Chavez has been fueled by disputes over the procedure for a petition that would force the government to ...
http://www.kansascity.com/mld/kansascity/news/local/8106439.htm

VENEZUELA'S UN ambassador resigns post in protest
Reuters AlertNet - London,England,UK
UNITED NATIONS, March 4 (Reuters) - Venezuela's ambassador to the United Nations said on Thursday he was resigning his post in protest at the policies of the ...
http://www.alertnet.org/thenews/newsdesk/N04139601.htm

VENEZUELA envoy to UN quits in protest
Washington Times - Washington,DC,USA
UNITED NATIONS, March 4 (UPI) -- UN Ambassador Milos Alcalay of Venezuela Wednesday resigned to protest "the current situation" in his riot-plagued nation. ...
http://washingtontimes.com/upi-breaking/20040304-114417-9619r.htm

HAITI-STYLE ouster sought in Venezuela
The Globe and Mail – Canada
… What happened in Haiti is exactly what the opposition has wanted to happen in Venezuela," said Maxwell Cameron, a political science professor at the…
www.theglobeandmail.com/servlet/ArticleNews/TPStory/LAC/20040304/VENEZUELA04/TPInternational/Americas

IFJ Press Release on Venezuela
Categorynet (Communiqués de presse) – France
A wave of attacks against journalists covering the political tension in Venezuela has prompted the International Federation of Journalists to demand that the…
www.categorynet.com/fr/cp/details.php?id=42170

VENEZUELA'S opposition meets with international observers after…
KOTV – Tulsa,OK,USA
CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) _ Venezuela's opposition pleaded for international help in reversing the denial of a recall referendum against President Hugo Chavez…
www.kotv.com/pages/viewpage.asp?id=58950

VENEZUELA to lodge complaint against opposition at OAS in…
Venezuela Electronic News – Venezuela
Executive Vice President Jose Vicente Rangel accuses opposition State Governors and mayors are being "accomplices to terrorism and violence and responsible for…
www.vheadline.com/readnews.asp?id=16213

VENEZUELA opposition takes hope from Haiti developments
San Francisco Chronicle – San Francisco,CA,USA
… Protests against President Hugo Chavez have spread through Venezuela in recent days, as hundreds of thousands of his opponents have paralyzed large parts of…
www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?file=/chronicle/archive/2004/03/04/MNGHG5E0V11.DTL

VENEZUELA'S Opposition Pleads for Help
Diario Digital Juárez - Ciudad Juárez,Chihuahua,Mexico
CARACAS- Venezuela´s opposition pleaded for international help in reversing the denial of a recall referendum against President Hugo Chavez, while rioting ...
http://www.diario.com.mx/nota.asp?notaid=2d6e0a4e5421dcd979e36ff6152276f8

IN a war of words with Bush, Chávez would win
Miami Herald - Miami,FL,USA
If you think Venezuela's leftist President Hugo Chávez was out of his mind when he broke the last vestige of diplomatic etiquette and called President Bush an arsehole…
http://www.miami.com/mld/miamiherald/news/world/americas/8101142.htm

PROTESTS continue in Venezuela
BBC News - London,England,UK
Protests against President Hugo Chavez have continued for a sixth day in Venezuela with demonstrators again blocking roads and burning tyres. ...
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/americas/3531549.stm

RIOTING and street protests spread through Venezuela
Taipei Times - Taipei,Taiwan
Street protests erupted after Venezuela's elections council said the opposition lacked enough signatures to force a recall referendum against President Hugo ...
http://www.taipeitimes.com/News/world/archives/2004/03/04/2003101090

VENEZUELA'S unrest on our doorsteps
Trinidad & Tobago Express - Trinidad and Tobago
... events of Haiti, another equally violent situation is unfolding only a few miles away from Trinidad and Tobago on the northern tip of South America: Venezuela. ...
http://www.trinidadexpress.com/index.pl/article_opinion?id=16149845

EMERGING debt-Venezuela up on debt buyback plans
Forbes - USA
By Walter Brandimarte. SAO PAULO, Brazil, March 3 (Reuters) - Venezuela's sovereign bond prices surged on Wednesday on news that the world's No....
http://www.forbes.com/markets/newswire/2004/03/03/rtr1285524.html

THE Script of Destabilization as Applied to Venezuela
Venezuelanalysis.com - Venezuela
These days the audience of Venezuela&Mac226;s four most important private TV-channels must have the impression that there is a popular revolt against the Chávez...
http://www.venezuelanalysis.com/articles.php?artno=1118

VENEZUELA'S Opposition Pleads for Help
Fort Wayne Journal Gazette - Fort Wayne,IN,USA
CARACAS, Venezuela - Venezuela's opposition met with international observers Wednesday, pleading for help in reversing the denial of a recall referendum...
http://www.fortwayne.com/mld/fortwayne/news/local/8099198.htm

PROTESTERS clash with troops in Venezuela
Financial Times - London,England,UK
... In the past few days at least six people have been killed and dozens injured in clashes between Venezuela's opposition and its security forces...
http://news.ft.com/servlet/ContentServer?pagename=FT.com/StoryFT/FullStory&c=StoryFT&cid=1077690869392

03/03/04

CHAVEZ foes say will step up Venezuela vote fight
Reuters AlertNet - London,England,UK
CARACAS, Venezuela, March 3 (Reuters) - Venezuela's opposition said on Wednesday it would intensify anti-government protests that have shaken the oil-rich ...
http://www.alertnet.org/thenews/newsdesk/N03388862.htm

TWO dead in Venezuela after officials reject referendum on Chavez
Channel News Asia - Singapore
CARACAS : Two people were killed in violent unrest in Venezuela after electoral officials said there were insufficient signatures to hold a referendum on ...
http://www.channelnewsasia.com/stories/afp_world/view/73773/1/.html

PROTESTS intensify after panel rules against opposition petition ...
940 News - Montreal,Quebec,Canada
CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) - Opposition leaders urged followers to keep protesting and begged international observers for help after Venezuela's election council ...
http://www.940news.com/news/news.cfm?dir=world&file=w030334A&n=1

GAC teams with Vensport, enters Venezuela
Trade Arabia - World
GAC has broken new ground with the expansion of its network of global alliances into Venezuela. On March 1, 2004, GAC's Global Network ...
http://www.tradearabia.com/routes/sections/News.asp?Article=65332&Sn=STN

VENEZUELA recall effort fails
Newsday - Long Island,NY,USA
CARACAS - Venezuela's elections council ruled yesterday that the opposition lacked enough signatures to force a recall referendum against President Hugo Chávez ...
http://www.newsday.com/news/nationworld/world/ny-wovene033693771mar03,0,5905261.story?coll=ny-worldnews-headlines

PETITION fight delays recall in Venezuela
Indianapolis Star - Indianapolis,IN,USA
CARACAS, Venezuela -- Venezuela's elections council ruled Tuesday that the opposition lacked enough signatures to force a recall referendum against President ...
http://www.indystar.com/articles/2/126011-9972-010.html

VENEZUELA REFERENDUM REJECTED
Special Broadcasting Service – Australia
Anti-government riots in Venezuela have continued into their fifth day, with those opposed to President Hugo Chavez escalating their calls for a referendum on…
www9.sbs.com.au/theworldnews/region.php?id=80115&region=4

VENEZUELA Rioting Spreads on Chavez News
ABC News – USA
CARACAS, Venezuela March 2 ˜ Protests intensified across Venezuela Tuesday after the elections council ruled that government opponents lacked enough…
abcnews.go.com/wire/World/ap20040302_2773.html

"Who's to Blame in Venezuela?"
PINR – United States
he current crisis gripping Venezuela is essentially one of socio-economic dimensions. It is social because of the class nature of…
www.pinr.com/report.php?ac=view_report&report_id=37&language_id=1

RECALL petition fails in Venezuela
Washington Times – Washington,DC,USA
CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) ˜ Venezuela's elections council ruled yesterday that the opposition lacked enough signatures to force a recall referendum on…
washingtontimes.com/world/20040302-094850-6172r.htm

FRESH protests rock Venezuela
Guardian – UK
… In a speech on Sunday he denounced US intervention in Venezuela and mocked President George Bush, saying he was "not even the legitimate president" of the US.…
www.guardian.co.uk/venezuela/story/0,12716,1160738,00.html

RIOTS in Venezuela after officials reject referendum on Chavez
Channel News Asia – Singapore
… fourth year. Venezuela's Constitution calls for a vote on a new president within 30 days if Chavez is ousted in a referendum. However…
www.channelnewsasia.com/stories/afp_world/view/73638/1/.html

US expresses concern about crisis in Venezuela
Forbes – USA
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The White House Tuesday urged Venezuela's electoral council to a "allow the people's voices to be heard" in a recall movement against…
www.forbes.com/markets/newswire/2004/03/02/rtr1283423.html

TENSIONS soar ahead of Venezuela recall ruling
Channel News Asia – Singapore
… recall vote. Venezuela's constitution calls for a vote on a new president within 30 days if Chavez is ousted in a referendum. Chavez…
www.channelnewsasia.com/stories/afp_world/view/73604/1/.html

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